1 Blessed are those whose ways are blameless,p
3 they do no wrongw
but follow his ways.x
4 You have laid down preceptsy
that are to be fully obeyed.z
in obeying your decrees!a
6 Then I would not be put to shameb
when I consider all your commands.c
as I learn your righteous laws.d
do not utterly forsake me.e
9 How can a young person stay on the path of purity?f
By living according to your word.g
10 I seek you with all my heart;h
do not let me stray from your commands.i
11 I have hidden your word in my heartj
that I might not sink against you.
12 Praise bel to you, Lord;
all the laws that come from your mouth.o
14 I rejoice in following your statutesp
as one rejoices in great riches.
15 I meditate on your preceptsq
and consider your ways.
16 I delightr in your decrees;
I will not neglect your word.
17 Be good to your servants while I live,
that I may obey your word.t
wonderful things in your law.
19 I am a stranger on earth;u
do not hide your commands from me.
20 My soul is consumedv with longing
for your lawsw at all times.
those who strayz from your commands.
22 Remove from me their scorna and contempt,
for I keep your statutes.b
your servant will meditate on your decrees.
they are my counselors.
25 I am laid low in the dust;c
teach me your decrees.f
that I may meditate on your wonderful deeds.g
28 My soul is weary with sorrow;h
29 Keep me from deceitful ways;k
be gracious to mel and teach me your law.
I have set my hearto on your laws.
31 I hold fastp to your statutes, Lord;
do not let me be put to shame.
for you have broadened my understanding.
33 Teach me,q Lord, the way of your decrees,
that I may follow it to the end.b
and obey it with all my heart.t
for there I find delight.w
36 Turn my heartx toward your statutes
and not toward selfish gain.y
38 Fulfill your promiseb to your servant,
so that you may be feared.
39 Take away the disgracec I dread,
for your laws are good.
40 How I longd for your precepts!
In your righteousness preserve my life.e
41 May your unfailing lovef come to me, Lord,
your salvation, according to your promise;g
for I trust in your word.
43 Never take your word of truth from my mouth,j
for I have put my hopek in your laws.
44 I will always obey your law,l
for ever and ever.
for I have sought out your precepts.m
46 I will speak of your statutes before kingsn
and will not be put to shame,o
47 for I delightp in your commands
because I love them.q
that I may meditater on your decrees.
49 Remember your words to your servant,
for you have given me hope.t
Your promise preserves my life.u
51 The arrogant mock mev unmercifully,
but I do not turnw from your law.
52 I remember,x Lord, your ancient laws,
and I find comfort in them.
53 Indignation grips mey because of the wicked,
who have forsaken your law.z
54 Your decrees are the theme of my songa
wherever I lodge.
55 In the night, Lord, I rememberb your name,
that I may keep your law.c
I obey your precepts.d
57 You are my portion,e Lord;
I have promised to obey your words.f
58 I have soughtg your face with all my heart;
59 I have considered my waysj
and have turned my steps to your statutes.
to obey your commands.k
I will not forgetl your law.
62 At midnightm I rise to give you thanks
for your righteous laws.n
63 I am a friend to all who fear you,o
to all who follow your precepts.p
64 The earth is filled with your love,q Lord;
teach me your decrees.r
65 Do goods to your servant
according to your word,t Lord.
66 Teach me knowledgeu and good judgment,
for I trust your commands.
but now I obey your word.x
68 You are good,y and what you do is good;
teach me your decrees.z
69 Though the arrogant have smeared me with lies,a
I keep your precepts with all my heart.
70 Their hearts are callousb and unfeeling,
but I delight in your law.
71 It was good for me to be afflictedc
so that I might learn your decrees.
than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.d
73 Your hands made mee and formed me;
give me understanding to learn your commands.
74 May those who fear you rejoicef when they see me,
for I have put my hope in your word.g
75 I know, Lord, that your laws are righteous,h
and that in faithfulnessi you have afflicted me.
76 May your unfailing lovej be my comfort,
according to your promisek to your servant.
77 Let your compassionl come to me that I may live,
for your law is my delight.m
but I will meditate on your precepts.
those who understand your statutes.p
that I may not be put to shame.s
but I have put my hopev in your word.
I say, “When will you comfort me?”
I do not forgety your decrees.
84 How longz must your servant wait?
When will you punish my persecutors?a
contrary to your law.
86 All your commands are trustworthy;d
but I have not forsakenh your precepts.
that I may obey the statutesk of your mouth.
89 Your word, Lord, is eternal;l
it stands firm in the heavens.
you established the earth, and it endures.o
91 Your laws endurep to this day,
for all things serve you.q
92 If your law had not been my delight,r
I would have perished in my affliction.s
93 I will never forgett your precepts,
for by them you have preserved my life.u
94 Save me,v for I am yours;
I have sought out your precepts.w
95 The wicked are waiting to destroy me,x
but I will ponder your statutes.y
but your commands are boundless.z
97 Oh, how I love your law!a
I meditateb on it all day long.
and make me wiserc than my enemies.
for I meditate on your statutes.d
for I obey your precepts.e
101 I have kept my feetf from every evil path
so that I might obey your word.g
102 I have not departed from your laws,h
for you yourself have taughti me.
104 I gain understandingl from your precepts;
therefore I hate every wrong path.m
105 Your word is a lampn for my feet,
a lighto on my path.
106 I have taken an oathp and confirmed it,
that I will follow your righteous laws.q
preserve my life,r Lord, according to your word.
108 Accept, Lord, the willing praise of my mouth,s
and teach me your laws.t
109 Though I constantly take my life in my hands,u
I will not forgetv your law.
110 The wicked have set a snarew for me,
but I have not strayedx from your precepts.
they are the joy of my heart.y
112 My heart is setz on keeping your decrees
113 I hate double-minded people,b
but I love your law.c
114 You are my refuge and my shield;d
I have put my hopee in your word.
115 Away from me,f you evildoers,
that I may keep the commands of my God!
do not let my hopes be dashed.i
I will always have regard for your decrees.l
118 You reject all who straym from your decrees,
for their delusions come to nothing.
119 All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross;n
therefore I love your statutes.o
I stand in awer of your laws.
121 I have done what is righteous and just;s
do not leave me to my oppressors.
122 Ensure your servant’s well-being;t
do not let the arrogant oppress me.u
looking for your righteous promise.x
124 Deal with your servant according to your lovey
and teach me your decrees.z
125 I am your servant;a give me discernment
that I may understand your statutes.b
your law is being broken.c
127 Because I love your commandsd
128 and because I consider all your precepts right,g
I hate every wrong path.h
129 Your statutes are wonderful;i
therefore I obey them.j
130 The unfolding of your words gives light;k
it gives understanding to the simple.l
131 I open my mouth and pant,m
longing for your commands.n
as you always do to those who love your name.q
133 Direct my footsteps according to your word;r
let no sin rules over me.
134 Redeem me from human oppression,t
that I may obey your precepts.u
135 Make your face shinev on your servant
and teach me your decrees.w
136 Streams of tearsx flow from my eyes,
for your law is not obeyed.y
137 You are righteous,z Lord,
and your laws are right.a
138 The statutes you have laid down are righteous;b
they are fully trustworthy.c
139 My zeal wears me out,d
for my enemies ignore your words.
and your servant loves them.g
141 Though I am lowly and despised,h
I do not forget your precepts.i
and your law is true.j
but your commands give me delight.k
give me understandingl that I may live.
145 I call with all my heart;m answer me, Lord,
and I will obey your decrees.n
146 I call out to you; save meo
and I will keep your statutes.
147 I rise before dawnp and cry for help;
I have put my hope in your word.
148 My eyes stay open through the watches of the night,q
that I may meditate on your promises.
preserve my life,t Lord, according to your laws.
150 Those who devise wicked schemesu are near,
but they are far from your law.
151 Yet you are near,v Lord,
and all your commands are true.w
152 Long ago I learned from your statutesx
that you established them to last forever.y
for I have not forgottenb your law.
for they do not seek outg your decrees.
156 Your compassion, Lord, is great;h
157 Many are the foes who persecute me,k
but I have not turnedl from your statutes.
158 I look on the faithless with loathing,m
for they do not obey your word.n
preserve my life,o Lord, in accordance with your love.
all your righteous laws are eternal.p
161 Rulers persecute meq without cause,
but my heart tremblesr at your word.
162 I rejoices in your promise
like one who finds great spoil.t
163 I hate and detestu falsehood
but I love your law.v
for your righteous laws.w
165 Great peacex have those who love your law,
and nothing can make them stumble.y
166 I wait for your salvation,z Lord,
and I follow your commands.
for I love thema greatly.
for all my ways are knownd to you.
169 May my cry comee before you, Lord;
170 May my supplication comeh before you;
171 May my lips overflow with praise,k
for you teach mel your decrees.
172 May my tongue singm of your word,
for all your commands are righteous.n
173 May your hand be ready to helpo me,
for I have chosenp your precepts.
174 I long for your salvation,q Lord,
and your law gives me delight.r
175 Let me lives that I may praise you,
and may your laws sustain me.
176 I have strayed like a lost sheep.t
Seek your servant,
for I have not forgottenu your commands.
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